What is the LGBTQ Community Like?

Davidson provides a number of resources and networks for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students, faculty, alumni and employees. Through student groups, course curriculum, hiring practices…

How Diverse are Student Interests?

College is all about exploration, being challenged, and pursing a diversity of interests that help you grow as a person. At Davidson you have a lengthy list of opportunities to gain real-world experience, do in-depth research…

What is it like to be a Scholar Athlete?

As one of very few nationally prominent liberal arts colleges to combine play at the highest level with unrivaled academic opportunity, Davidson is an exemplar of amateur athletic excellence. Some 25 percent of the student body…

What is Religious Life like on Campus?

How you choose to celebrate your faith or spirituality at Davidson is entirely up to you. As a college that maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA), Davidson values and fosters respect for the world’s…

What is the Host Family Program?

Interested international students have the opportunity to pair up with a local host family. Host families range from single individuals to families with children. They are active members of the community and have a desire to learn…

Can I Handle the Academics?

Plain and simple, Davidson is rigorous. You will be challenged to learn, achieve, and grow in ways you’ve never before experienced. Students work hard and play hard. And there are many support options in place…

Where do Students Hangout?

There is no shortage of great places for students to hangout on campus, in town, in the Lake Norman area, or Charlotte. Popular spots on campus include on the couches and chairs in the College Union, chilling over food in…

Is Major & Career Advising Available?

Davidson’s majors can be applied to a variety of career fields, and your major doesn’t necessarily determine your career path. The college provides a wealth of resources and support for students considering majors, potential career…

What is Lake Campus?

Lake Campus is a popular recreation spot for students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Located seven miles from main campus, Lake Campus’s 110 acres of waterfront property on beautiful Lake Norman provides students…

Why did you Choose Davidson?

The reasons students choose Davidson are many, but tops on the list are a rigorous academic program, close and supportive community, the honor code, undergraduate research, Division I athletics, proximity to Charlotte…

How is the Food?

With a focus on nutrition, variety, freshness, and sustainability, food at Davidson can’t be beat. With home-style favorites, international dishes, vegetarian options, late-night cravers and more, you will find what you want to eat when you want it.

Where do Students Study on Campus?

Students have a lot of choice when it comes to study locations—inside, outside, quiet, and busy. Popular locations across campus include inside Alvarez College Union (or outside on the patio), Summit Coffee…

Did Steph Curry go to Davidson?

There aren’t a lot of schools that can boast of having an alumnus who is an NBA champ and MVP in the same year. Davidson can and does. Steph grew up just down the road in Charlotte and there is great pride on campus that Steph is…

Is There a Davidson Jargon Cheat Sheet?

To help familiarize new members of the campus community with Davidson jargon, we’ve compiled “The Davidson Dictionary,” a video introduction to Davidson College lingo. Though new student orientation helps ease new students…

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